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[texts]Planning And Organizing The Postwar Air Force, 1943-1947 - Wolk, Herman S.
Contents Foreword iii Preface v Acknowledgments ix Photographs xvi Charts xix I. ROOTS OF AAF ORGANIZATION 1 Early Air Organization 3 General Headquarters Air Force 12 Air Organization in World War II 20 Anticipating Postwar Reorganization 31 II. PLANNING FOR 70 GROUPS 45 Early Postwar Planning 45 Marshall Orders a Resurvey 51 AAF Protests Resurvey 54 The War Department and UMT 58 Establishing the 70-Group Goal 61 Jamison's Dissent to Bessell Committee 68 Arnold Urges 70 Groups 69 Final Approval...
Keywords: United States. Air Force; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; United States. -- Air Force -- Organization
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[texts]The Army Air Forces In World War II (Vol. 7 Services Around The World) - United States. USAF Historical Division
CONTENTS *********** I. AIR TRANSPORT John D. Carter, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force Frank H. Heck, Centre College of Kentucky 1. The Air Transport Command 3 John D. Carter 2. Airway to the Middle East 46 John D. Carter 3. North Africa and the Mediterranean 63 John D. Carter 4. The North Atlantic Route 92 Frank H. Heck 5. Airline to China 1 14 Frank H. Heck 6. The Northwest Air Route to Alaska 152 Frank H...
Keywords: World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History
Downloads: 238
[texts]Early History Of Army Aviation - Burge, V. L.
EARLY HISTORY OF ARMY AVIATION by Col. V. L. Burge, A.C. Regarding my early experiences in aviation, the following resume is submitted which in reality dates from what I feel is real beginning of military aviation in this country. Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: United States. -- Air Force -- History; United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- History; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History
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[texts]Diary Of V.L. Burge 1909 -1912 - Burge, V. L.
CONTENTS Reported to San Antonio for aeroplane duty 11 Permission granted to install wheels on aeroplane 15 Wheels are a success 18 Left for three-month furlough 19 Aeroplane proves usefulness in warfare 24 World's record for continuous flight established 26 Aeroplanes fly in review 28 First dual-control attempted 28 Fatal accident of Lieut. Kelly 29 Ordered to Philippine Islands 32 Sailed for Manila, Philippine Islands 32 Arrival in Manila, Philippine Islands 33 Corpl...
Keywords: United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- History; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Burge, V. L; United States. -- Air Force -- History
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[movies]Tactics And Techniques Of Air Reconnaissance And Observation - United States. Army Air Forces
Army Air Forces Training Film TF-15 Reconnaissance And Occupation Of A Position, 1933"TRAINING FILM: Demonstrates reconnaissance and occupation of field position by regiment of 75mm artillery. R.1: Details organization of unit and its relationship to infantry. Shows battery moving up to position, and establishment of observation point. R.2: Shows battery and anti-aircraft defenses being set up. Friendly infantry moves to attacking position...
Keywords: Training Film; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Aerial observation (Military science); Aerial reconnaissance; Flight Training
Downloads: 126
[texts]With Courage: The U.S. Army Air Forces In World War II - Nalty, Bernard C
Contents Foreword v Preface vii A Weapon and an Idea 1 Europe in Flames 41 In Desperate Battle 97 Building Air Power 137 Defeating Italy and Germany 185 Victory over Japan 261 A New Age 307 Theater Maps 319 Air Forces Lineages 321 Selected Readings 337 Index 349 Photographic Essa American Aviation in World War I 4 Mason Patrick 8 The Billy Mitchell Era 11 American Aviation in the 1920s 14 Benjamin Foulois 19 Evolution of the Bomber 22 Organization Chart, 1935 25 Air Corps Tactical School 27 A Pr...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History
Downloads: 201
[texts]Reflections On Air Force Independence - Air Force History and Museums Program (U.S.)
CONTENTS FOREWORD iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS v INTRODUCTION 1 I. BETWEEN THE WARS 7 II. ORGANIZING FOR WAR 17 III. THE AIR OFFENSIVE IN EUROPE 33 IV. THE TWENTIETH AGAINST JAPAN 45 V. THE AAF AND THE ATOMIC BOMB 59 VI. HE POSTWAR DRIVE FOR INDEPENDENCE 75 EPILOGUE 101 NOTES 113 SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 123 Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; World War II
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[texts]Army Air Forces Medical Services In World War II - Nanney, James S.
"This history summarizes the Army Air Forces (AAF) medical achievements that led to the creation of the Air Force Medical Service in July 1949. When the United States entered World War II, our nation's small aviation force belonged to the U.S. Army and relied on the Army medical system for support. The rapid expansion of the AAF and the medical challenges of improved aircraft performance soon placed great strain on the ground-oriented Army medical system...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical Care -- United States; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
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[texts]Pearl to V-J Day : World War II in the Pacific : a symposium - Neufeld, Jacob
Table of Contents Foreword iii Grand Strategy in the Pacific War Crerhard L. Weinberg 1 Joint Operations Walter S. Poole 15 The Island Campaign Brig. Gen. Edwin H. Simmons, USMC (Ret.) 25 Intelligence Methodologies in the Pacific War John Prados 45 The Sea War against Japan William S. Dudley 53 Military Technology and the Pacific War Richard P. Hallion 69 Strategic Intelligence and War Termination Edward J...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 -- Congresses; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American -- Congresses; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945
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[texts]The U.S. Army Air Forces In World War II: Reflections And Remembrances: Veterans Of The United States Army Air Forces Reminisce About World War II - Y'Blood, William T.
Table of Contents Foreword iii U.S. Senate Proclamation vii Remarks at Pentagon Center Court Dr. Sheila E. Widnall, USAF Secretary ix Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman, USAF Chief of Staff xi Lt. Col. Donald S. Lopez, USAF, retired xiii Reflections on the Air War in Europe Overview Dr. Richard G. Davis 1 Introductions Gen. Bryce Poe, II 10 Panelists Gen. Jacob E. Smart, USAF, retired 13 Maj. Gen. Lewis E. Lyle, USAF, retired 16 Lt...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
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[texts]Air Force Combat Units Of World War II - Maurer, Maurer
Air Force Combat Units of World War II by Maurer Maurer ISBN: 0912799021 ISBN-13: 9780-912799025 "This book is concerned primarily with the combat (or tactical) groups that were active during the Second World War. Although such groups had numerous designations, nearly all fell within four major categories: bombardment, fighter, reconnaissance, and troop carrier. The book covers both the combat groups that served overseas and those that remained in the United States...
Keywords: World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Regalia (Insignia); United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Armed Forces -- Insignia -- Catalogs
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[texts]Tuskegee Airmen Chronology - Haulman, Daniel L.
Dr. Daniel L. Haulman Chief, Organization History Division Air Force Historical Research Agency Expanded Edition: 23 December 2010 Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Fighter Group, 332nd -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- Chronology
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[texts]7 December 1941: The Air Force Story - Arakaki, Leatrice R.
CONTENTS Foreword by Commander in Chief, Pacific Air Forces iii Foreword by Commander, 15th Air Base Wing v Preface Illustrations CHAPTER I - HAWAIIAN AIR FORCE: BEFORE THE ATTACK The Commanders j The Personnel ^ The Aircraft g The Air Defense System CHAPTER II - ASSIGNMENT PARADISE: BOMBER COMMAND Hickam Field J7 CHAPTER III -ASSIGMENT PARADISE: FIGHTER COMMAND Wheeler Field 39 Bellows Field 59 CHAPTER IV - 7 DECEMBER 1941: A DAY THAT WILL LIVE IN INFAMY The Japanese Attack 59 Radar Intercepts ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack On, 1941; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
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[texts]Airborne Missions In The Mediterranean, 1942-1945 - Warren, John Cushman
THIS PAGE DECLASSIFIED IAW E012958 Contents I BACKGROUND II THE NORTH AFRICAN MISSIONS Plans and Preparations for TORCH Extemporized Missions in the Race for Tunisia III THE SICILIAN MISSiONS 21 Planning for HUSKY 21 Training and tbc Glider Crisis 26 Final Preparations 28 The First HUSKY Mission 29 The Second HUSKY Mission 37 LADBROKE, The Glider Mission Against Syracuse 41 FUSTIAN, The Bid for Catania ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Mediterranean Sea; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; World War, 1939-1945; USAF Historical Studies
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[texts]The Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology, 1941-1945 - Carter, Kit C
The Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology, 1941-1945"PREFACE The chronology is concerned primarily with operations of the US Army Air Forces and its combat units between December 7, 1941 and September 15, 1945. It is designed as a companion reference to the seven-volume history of The Army Air Forces in World War 11, edited by Wesley Frank Craven and James Lea Cate. The research was a cooperative endeavor carried out in the United States Air Force historical archives by the Research...
Keywords: The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Chronology; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- Chronology; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces
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[texts]The AAF In Northwest Africa - United States. Army Air Forces
CONTENTS PAGE The Twelfth Air Force in the Landing Operations 1 The Twelfth Air Force in the Tunisian Campaign 21 ILLUSTRATIONS Casablanca — Port Lyautey 7 Battered Sousse 13 Algiers and Environs 23 Mediterranean Area 32-33 Former Seaplane Base 39 Mehdia — Port Lyautey 47 Luftwaffe Boneyard 53 Oran and Environs 61 Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; Wings At War Series; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 12th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Tunisia; World War, 1939-1945
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[movies]The March of Time: Airways Of The Future - The March of Time
Description from the National Archives: "On the Air Transport Command. Reel 1, orders are received in A.T.C. offices in Washington, D.C., to fly supplies to the British 8th Army in Egypt. Planes are loaded, take off, and fly over the Atlantic. Rommel observes Nazi tanks advancing. British artillery fires. A.T.C. pilots are briefed. Transport planes land and are unloaded in Egypt and in New Guinea. Reel 2, A.T.C...
Keywords: ATC; World War II; Rommel, Erwin, 1891-1944; WWII; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Transport Command; Airplanes, Military; The March of Time; 1944
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[texts]The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II : Army Air Forces medical services in World War II - Nanney, James, 1945-
Contents Introduction 1 AAF Medical Independence 2 Tlie Medical War at Home 5 Recruitment and TVaining of Medical Personnel 6 Aeromedical Evacuation 10 Aeromedical Operations in North Africa and the Mediterranean 17 Aeromedical Challenges in Mounting an Attack from Great Britain 18 Aeromedical Challenges in the Offensive Against Japan 29 Autonomy for the Air Force Medical Service 34 Suggested Reading 35 Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical Care -- United States; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Aerospace Medicine -- History -- United States; The U.S. Army Air Forces In World War II
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[texts]The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II : Army Air Forces medical services in World War II - Nanney, James, 1945-
"This history summarizes the Army Air Forces (AAF) medical achievements that led to the creation of the Air Force Medical Service in July 1949. When the United States entered World War II, our nation's small aviation force belonged to the U.S. Army and relied on the Army medical system for support. The rapid expansion of the AAF and the medical challenges of improved aircraft performance soon placed great strain on the ground-oriented Army medical system...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; Military Medicine -- History -- United States; Aerospace Medicine -- History -- United States; Military Medicine; World War II; The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II; United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
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[texts]On Celestial Wings - Whitcomb, Edgar D.
Contents Chapter Page DISCLAIMER ii FOREWORD xx ABOUT THE AUTHOR xi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiii INTRODUCTION xv 1 Navigators of the First Global Air Force 1 Notes 10 2 Prelude to War 13 Notes 20 3 Death on a Bright Sunday Morning 21 Notes 24 4 Attack on Clark Field 25 Notes 28 5 George Berkowitz 31 6 Harry Schreiber 35 Notes 39 7 William Meenagh 41 Notes 46 8 Regroup 47 Notes 50 9 Richard Wellington Cease 51 Notes 56 10 Paul E...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945; Flight navigators -- United States -- Biography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment
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[texts]Chronological Table Of Tuskegee Airmen Who Earned The Distinguished Flying Cross, By Date Of The Action For Which It Was Awarded - Haulman, Daniel L.
(all issued by Fifteenth Air Force except first one) Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- Chronology; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Fighter Group, 332nd -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; United States. Army Air Forces; Distinguished Flying Cross (Medal)
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[movies]The Rear Gunner - United States. Army Air Forces
Warner Brothers produced this 1943 documentary recruitment short for the US Army Air Forces.As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment; Ronald Reagan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Burgess Meredith; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; WWII; Tom Neal; World War II; Knox Manning; Dane Clark; Jonathan Hale; United States. Army Air Forces; Gunners, Aerial
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[texts]Blacks In The Army Air Forces During World War II: The Problem Of Race Relations - Osur, Alan M.
PREFACE "Race relations in the Army Air Forces (AAF) during World War II ran the gamut from harmonious to hostile, depending upon the unique circumstances existing within each unit, command, and theater. But in spite of the availability of vast source material on the subject, historians have attempted little evaluation. The abundance of data, now located in the depositories at Maxwell Air Force Base (AFB), AL, and the National Archives, it is a product of the military administrative system which...
Keywords: WWII; Special studies (United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History); United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- African American troops; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; United States. Army Air Forces
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[texts]The AAF In The Invasion Of Southern France: An Interim Report - United States. Army Air Forces
Foreword The AAF in the Invasion of Southern France tells how the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces, under the command of Lt. Gen. Ira Eaker, supported the Allied airborne and amphibious assault designed to undercut German defenses in Occupied France. In this invasion — the fourth major one in three months — American air power overwhelmed the meager enemy forces and diverted attention from the north, helping to topple German control in Vichy...
Keywords: WWII; Wings At War Series; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Operation Dragoon, 1944; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Southern; World War II
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[texts]ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II : an interview with Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Lewis F. Powell, Jr. - Putney, Diane T. (Diane Therese), 1949-
Contents Foreword v Introduction j x Lewis F. Powell, Jr.: An ULTRA Memoir, Diane T. Putney and Richard H. Kohn 1 The U.S. Military Intelligence Service: The ULTRA Mission, Diane T. Putney 55 Endnotes 99 Bibliography 105 Appendices: 1. Memorandum of Activities of Intelligence Section of the 319th Bomb Group, 28 August 1943 111 2. Notes Taken at Bletchley Park, February-March 1944 116 3. Excerpt from Report on Visit to Operational Air Commands, 14 May 1944 168 4...
Keywords: World War; World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; USAF Warrior Studies; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Electronic Intelligence -- United States; Judges -- United States -- Interviews
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[texts]The high road to Tokyo Bay : the AAF in the Asiatic-Pacific theater - Haulman, Daniel L. (Daniel Lee), 1949-
In early 1942, Japanese military forces dominated a significant portion of the earth's surface, stretching from the Indian Ocean to the Bering Sea and from Manchuria to the Coral Sea. Just three years later, Japan surrendered, having lost most of its vast domain. Coordinated action by Allied air, naval, and ground forces attained the victory. Air power, both land- and carrier-based, played a dominant role...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; The U.S. Army Air Forces In World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945
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[movies]A Day With The A-36's - United States. Army Air Forces
Silent footage of A-36 Mustang aircraft in Sicily. Combat footage, briefings, ground crews, etc. One clapperboard says "Mustang Invaders Sicily." Probably 1943 and perhaps the 27th or 86th Bombardment Groups."Unofficially named the "Invader," the A-36A Apache dive bomber was the first U.S. Army Air Forces version of the Mustang (the Mustang was officially developed for Britain in 1940). The first A-36 flew in September 1942, and North American completed production of 500 A-36As in March 1943. ...
Keywords: Airplanes, Military; Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; Mustang (Fighter plane); United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 12th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; United States. Army Air Forces; Air pilots; Fighter planes -- United States; Fighter plane combat
Downloads: 209
[texts]A War Zone Familiarization Manual for the Pacific Ocean Areas - United States. Army Air Forces. Troop Carrier Command, Headquarters
War Zone Familiarization: Pacific Ocean Areas. Troop Carrier Command Edition for Air Crew Members. May 1945."A War Zone Familiarization Manual for the Pacific Ocean Areas (POA) is presented in the pages which.follow. This manual has been compiled from material supplied by various Staff Sections of Headquarters, ARMY AIR FORCES, PACIFIC OCEAN AREAS, and other sources in the POA. The information contained herein is intended solely for orientation, of combat crews who may be assigned to AAFPOA...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Troop Carrier Command; Field Manual; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean; United States. Army; United States. -- Army -- Aviation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; ATC; World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area
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[movies]SFP-194 (July 1945 B-24 Liberators) - United States. Army Air Forces
Initial clapperboard says 7th AAF Combat Camera July 22 Shanghai. Latter one reads July 17 Take Offs. Color unedited silent AAF film of bomb runs. Also has footage of B-24 nose cone pinup art from the bombers Bomb Babe, Final Objective, Heavenly Body, Liberty Belle, Tiger's Revenge, etc.National National Archives Identifier: 5666 Description from National Archives:"TARGET SHANGHAI: A. bombs away, pan gown thru clouds to hits and explosions--CS B-24 flying over clouds--A...
Keywords: Consolidated B-24 Liberator; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Wing (H), 7th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group (H), 494th; World War, 1939-1945 -- China -- Shanghai; Mustang (Fighter plane); Gunners, Aerial; Bombing, Aerial; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945; B-24 Bomber; World War II; Airplanes, Military; WWII; WWII In Color
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[movies]AAF Report 1944 - United States. Army Air Forces
National Archives description: "An official overall report by Gen H.H. Arnold, C.G., Army Air Forces, on World War II, showing allies and enemy in action on all fronts, and showing also home front activity." This is AAF Combat Film Report #111 and is was a joint Army Air Forces & Office of Strategic Services film. There is a detailed shot list at the National Archives.National Archives Identifier:  65431
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations; New Guinea; Honolulu (Hawaii); Douglas Aircraft Company; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945; Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958; Thunderbolt (Fighter plane); P-40 (Fighter plane); Mitchell Bomber; Messerschmitt 109 (Fighter plane); Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Lightning (Fighter plane); Dauntless (Dive bomber); Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; Aviation ground crews; B-24 Bomber; Airacobra (Fighter plane); Airplanes, Military; Bombing, Aerial; A-20 Bomber; Air pilots; B-17 Bomber; Air bases; Beaufort (Bomber); Jimmy Stewart; A-26 Invader (Bomber); World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces; Tom Harmon; Harmon, Tom, 1919-1990; Army Air Forces -- Combat Film Report
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[movies]Army Air Forces Newsreels 1941 - United States. Army Air Forces
U.S. AAF compilation of aviation-related Universal, Movietone, RKO Pathe and Paramount newsreels from 1941.National National Archives Identifier: 67009 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943; Airplanes, Tailless; N-1M Bomber; Northrop N-1M; Flying Wing; Northrop Flying Wing; Costello, Lou, 1906-1958; Starnes, Arthur H; Stanley Olmstead; Bombers -- American -- 1930-1940; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Ferrying Command; Air power -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Olds, Robert; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History; Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981; Air Shows; National Air Olympics; Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force; Ford, Henry, 1863-1947; Test pilots -- United States; Armstrong, Don, 1919-; Randolph Air Force Base (Tex.); United States. -- Army -- Airborne Division; United States. Army Air Forces; Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, 1883-1953; P-40 (Fighter plane); XB-19 Bomber; Tiger Moth (Training plane); Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948; Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945; Parachute troops; Parachute testing; Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959; Ornithopters; Martin B-10; Lightning (Fighter plane); Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963; Junkers Ju-52 (Transport plane); Johnson, Harold K. (Harold Keith), 1912-1983; Holland, Spessard L. (Spessard Lindsey), 1892-1971; Curtiss-Wright aircraft; Gliders (Aeronautics); Curtiss aircraft; Flights (Aeronautics); Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Sikorsky, Igor Ivan, 1889-1972; Airplanes, Military; Bombing, Aerial; Military Helicopters; Dauntless (Dive bomber); Hudson (Bomber); Gunners, Aerial; Catalina (Seaplane); Boeing P-26 (Fighter plane); Balloons; B-17 Bomber; B-18 Bomber; B-19 Bomber; B-24 Bomber; B-10 Bomber; Autogiros; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation; Bishop, William Avery, 1894-1956; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; Andrews, Frank Maxwell, 1884-1943; Airacobra (Fighter plane); Abbott, Bud, 1896-1974; A-12 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane); A-20 Bomber; A-26 Invader (Bomber); Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951; Barrage Balloons; Lend-lease operations (1941-1945); Mitchel Air Force Base (N.Y.); Rainier, Mount (Wash.); Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972; Shasta, Mount (Calif.); Boeing Aircraft Company; Douglas Aircraft Company; Harold Johnson; Tommy Boyd
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